Can't Activate a Republic 1.0/2.0 Phone (Purchased Before August 2016 But Activation Never Attempted)

 No longer supported for activation

The phone(s) described in this article can no longer be activated with Republic. Please see Phone Compatibility on 5.0 Plans for information on currently supported phones.


  • New activation attempt
  • Error during activation
  • Activation will not complete.


  • All Republic 1.0 & 2.0 phones except the Motorola DEFY XT
  • Phone was purchased new or pre-owned directly from Republic 
  • Purchase date is before August 01, 2016
  • Phone was never activated 


Open a Republic Help ticket


Due to updates to our systems, phones that have been pending activation since before August 01, 2016 need assistance from Republic Wireless Help team members to get activated.

Additional Notes

Include your device MEID and ICCID in your ticket to Republic to help expedite things.

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